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October 23, 2012

VIDEO: Chickasha Community Foundation awards grants


Ten non-profit organizations serving Chickasha will share $124,522 in grants from the Chickasha Community Foundation.  

Grant checks were handed out by CCF board member, Greg Elliott, at breakfast event held today.The Chickasha Community Foundation was created with a goal of providing a vehicle through which donors could connect to the charitable needs of the community. It was established in 2011 with a contribution of over $2.4 million from the Doris Wilk Trust.  The Chickasha Community Foundation is governed by a local board of directors and administered through the Communities Foundation of Oklahoma.

The buisnesses that received grant money and their respective programs are listed below.

Access Health Care

Pharmacy Project



Summer Fine Arts program


Boy Scout Troop 4306

Boy Scout Hut renovation


USAO Foundation, Inc.

Student scholarship matching with an emphasis on Chickasha area students


Chickasha Public Schools

Robotics Outreach Program


Emergency Food Pantry

Food distribution


Girl Scouts - Western Oklahoma, Inc.

Chickasha Middle School robotics team


Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Food pantry at CHS


Women's Service & Family Resource Center

Facility upgrade


Chickasha High School

Rolling Computer Lab


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